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Keith Laing
Detroit News Washington Bureau

Mark Truby, head of communications for Ford Europe and, more recently, in the Asia Pacific region, returns to Dearborn to become vice president of communications for Ford Motor Co., effectively immediately.

Mark Truby

A former automotive writer and business editor for The Detroit News, Truby is replacing Ray Day, who will retire at year’s end. Truby joined Ford in 2007. He reports to Ford Chairman Bill Ford Jr.

Truby will lead all of the company’s global communications and public relations activities.

Truby joined Ford in 2007 as director of global corporate communications. He has also was communications director for Bill Ford, vice president, Communications, Ford Europe, Middle East and Africa, and most recently, vice president, Communications, Ford Asia Pacific.

Born in 1970, he is a graduate of Marshall University in West Virginia, according to a biography that was released by Ford on Monday.

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